Corporate Overview

Paul Bronfman founded Comweb Corporation in 1988. Since then, he has built a group of integrated entertainment firms dedicated to providing production related services, studio facilities, and equipment to the film and television industry. He is the Chairman/CEO of Comweb Group and William F. White International Inc. Comweb pursued its motion picture and television production activities through Comweb Productions Inc.

Comweb is the second largest voting shareholder of Astral Media Inc., one of Canada's leading media companies. Mr. Bronfman is an active member the company's Board of Directors.

Comweb is an active partner in Filmport, a world class, state-of-the-art film and television production facility located in Toronto. The studio lot includes 260,000 square feet of production facilities. Foremost among the seven stages is the 45,900 square foot Mega-Stage, one of the largest feature-quality sound stages in the world. Mr. Bronfman is Chairman of Filmport Inc. In the late 1980s, Comweb built and managed Canada's first Hollywood style studio complex, North Shore Studios in Vancouver, in partnership with well-known producer/writer Stephen J. Cannell. The studio is well known as the original home of the smash television series hit, The X- Files.

In late 1989, Comweb acquired William F. White International Inc. which is Canada's oldest and one of the world's largest providers of motion picture, television, digital and theatrical production equipment. The company has eight offices from coast to coast across Canada. WFW owns CinequipWhite Inc. a full service sales company serving the broadcast, video, film, entertainment and theatrical production industry in Canada. WFW is also partners with world- renowned, Oscar® award winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond in Sparks Camera & Lighting Ltd., a leading Budapest, Hungary-based production equipment provider.

Comweb's dedication to fostering and developing new talent in Canada's film and television industry is well-known. The company sponsors industry initiatives and relevant charitable causes such as the Atlantic Film Festival , Banff International Television Festival, Hot Docs Film Festival , National Screen Institute, Toronto International Film Festival, Vancouver International Film Festival, Women in Film and Television, as well as Norman Jewison's Canadian Film Centre, just to name a few.

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